As Protests Continue In Yerevan, Russia Concedes To Armenia On Soldier Murder Case

Russia has agreed to let Armenian courts try a Russian soldier accused of murdering seven members of an Armenian family after deserting Russia’s major military base in the country. The move is a major concession by Moscow, and comes as large-scale street protests in Yerevan against Armenia’s Russian-owned electricity company have been gathering strength. Source EurAsiaNet


Armenia: ‘Electric Yerevan’ protest continues as Russian propaganda blames US

Street protests that have engulfed Armenia’s capital, unsettled Russia and raised the concern of rights groups were poised to continue as the government refused to reverse a rise in electricity prices. Thousands of people blocked Yerevan’s main street, for a fourth consecutive day divided from police by a barricade of trash containers. Source International Business Times